Start any app when you turn on your device with LaunchMe - 300 copies up for grabs

Accomplishing tasks and reaching one's goals are important in both our business and personal life. When things become hectic and there isn't enough time, sometimes we need a little nudge. This is where LaunchMe comes into play. This headless application is a simple yet effective way of launching applications when you need them. How does this work you might ask? LaunchMe presents users with...

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Priv's first software update now available for Bell, Rogers and TELUS customers

Have a Priv on either Bell, Rogers or TELUS? You'll want to go ahead and check for software updates on your device if you haven't already. All three carriers have now started their push of the Priv's first software update otherwise known as build AAD027. As a reminder, we've outlined the changes in this release below. An improved camera: We've implemented a number of tweaks that improve...

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Forrester Research names BlackBerry a leader in Enterprise Mobile Management

Each year, Forrester Research, Inc. evaluates the most significant mobile device management vendors and this year, as they have in previous years as well, have named BlackBerry a leader in Enterprise Mobile Management. The BlackBerry solution portfolio of BES12 and Good Powered by BlackBerry scored among the highest in 14 of the 25 criteria measured by Forrester. As noted Forrester Research, "...

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The best music gifts to amp up the holiday season

The best music gifts to amp up the holiday season

Need help finding gifts that provide amazing audio? Check out what's hot this holiday season and surprise the music guru in your life. With so much music available right at our fingertips there's never been a better time to listen to our favorite artists and songs from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. Amazing quality audio isn't as easy to come by, however, especially when you're trying to...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens officially opens on December 18, 2015 and it seems as though the marketing department at Disney has gone absolutely nuts with their promotion of the movie. Not wanting to miss out on the marketing blitz, Canadian carrier Bell has released a new 'Epic' TV commercial to promote the movie and of course, lineup of phones which includes the epic all-new Android-powered...

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We've updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 to fix some bugs

We've updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 to fix some bugs

I know. I know. It's been a while since we last updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 but as I'm sure some folks have already realized, a new update has now arrived in BlackBerry World. This release is pretty much just a maintenance release to address a few bugs that were in the app as well as improve upon some of the performance issues folks were seeing. We've included a change log for the...

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Priv security update patches sixteen holes for safety's sake

Priv security update patches sixteen holes for safety's sake

Last week, BlackBerry began pushing their first formal update to BlackBerry Priv owners with improvements the camera, device performance, stability and of course, security. The security improvements portion of the update were not outlined at the time but now that Google has gone live with their December 2015 Security Bulletin, BlackBerry has laid out the specifics that apply to Priv. In total...

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Grab the Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack for free!

Grab the Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack for free!

Stuart, Kevin and Bob have invaded BBM by way of the BBM Sticker Shop. Right now, you can head on into the shop and grab the free Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack. All in all, the pack includes 20 different stickers to use featuring the lovable Minions. To be perfectly honest, it's probably one of the most versatile and largest sticker packs offered for free thus far through the BBM Shop, so go...

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The best gifts for kids this holiday season

The best gifts for kids this holiday season

Sometimes Santa needs a little help picking out the best gifts for those on his nice list. Don't fret — we've got you covered. No one's more excited about the holidays than our kids, and with all the amazing toys to choose from the selection can become overwhelming. We've narrowed down some cool gifts to consider this year that will be a hit with any kid for the holidays. And, if you need help...

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Sprint now rolling out OS 10.3.2.2813 to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Sprint now rolling out OS 10.3.2.2813 to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Are you still using a BlackBerry Q10 on Sprint and haven't updated to 10.3.2 manually out of frustration yet? If so, we have some good news for you. The carrier last week approved a new 10.3.2 build noting that it would be rolled out gradually but for whatever reason, that build seemed to have got pulled rather quickly. Now, OS 10.3.2.2813 has started appearing as available for download as...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Buffalo

Upstream

This week Upstream is taking a bit of a break from its traditional live format but don't fear, it's still just as awesome. I know because while I was unable to take part this week due to some scheduling changes, I did get to watch it before posting it up. This week, James and Alex sit down with special guest, Jon Rettinger to discuss all things BlackBerry and of course, the latest BlackBerry...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: A Virtual Winter

Mobile Nations Weekly: A Virtual Winter

Drawing lines, virtual jacks, and fall updates. Virtual reality is still in its early stages and we're still trying out all facets of it — which means we were excited to get some extended face time (literally) with the all-new Samsung Gear VR. The BlackBerry Priv received its first update, promising improved camera performance and more for the Android handset. Apple surprised the development...

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iGrann update brings the return of direct messages and support for new Instagram image sizes

If you're using iGrann as your Instagram app on BlackBerry 10, then you'll be pleased to know a new update for the app has now arrived in BlackBerry World. The latest release sees the return of direct messages enabled, pro only for now according to BlackBerry World. Plus, it also adds support for viewing of new Instagram sizes to the feed view as well as the download feature. Fixed the...

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BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2016 results on December 18

BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2016 results on December 18

Save the date for December 18, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its third quarter fiscal 2016 results. Like previous reports, BlackBerry will reveal its financial results for the quarter via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 on December 18, 2015. A conference call and live...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 4, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 12/4/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! I hope everyone has recovered from not only Thanksgiving, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all those crazy and wonderful tech deals. Since last we met, quite a bit of news has hit the front page, so I will do my best to recap. First up for Priv owners is how BlackBerry pushed out the first update for their Android device which includes several improvements and...

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BlackBerry Priv lands in the Philippines for ₱45,000

BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry has launched the Priv in the Philippines, with the handset going on sale in the country from mid-December. The phone will be sold for ₱45,000 ($955), and will be available through BlackBerry's exclusive partner in the country, MemoXpress. Interested in knowing more about the BlackBerry Priv? Be sure to check our full review and the Priv superpage. RELEASING PRIV™, BLACKBERRY'S...

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Which keyboard do you use the most on your Priv - Physical or Virtual?

One of the key selling points of the Priv is that it offers the best of both worlds when it comes to the keyboard. You can choose the on-screen virtual keyboard if that's how you roll, or you can slide the device open and just pound away on that awesome physical keyboard if you wish. Realistically, I'm sure it doesn't come down to a one of the other situation for most folks, but the choice is...

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Six interesting takeaways from BlackBerry's Priv AMA on Reddit

Six interesting takeaways from BlackBerry's Priv AMA on Reddit

Did you miss out on BlackBerry's Priv AMA? Well, the good news is you can head on over to Reddit and check it at your leisure but, if you're not really into Reddit or just want a quick rundown of some of the most interesting questions that cropped up, we got you covered. We've dug out six of the what we feel are larger highlights, so you don't have to go digging through it all. Comment from...

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BlackBerry Priv

The BlackBerry Priv smartphone may have just been released, but the company is already looking for case and accessory ideas for its first Android-based device. In fact, it launched a student competition to get some ideas, and the winning proposal might end up as a real BlackBerry product. The PRIV Carrying Solution Design Competition gave students at some of the best design colleges and...

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T-Mobile offers AT&T customers up to 50% off on smartwatches, speakers, and more

T-Mobile is continuing its "Un-carrier Unwrapped" holiday initiative, this time with a couple of offers for AT&T customers. For a limited time, customers switching from AT&T to T-Mobile can get up to 50 percent, or up to $125, off items like speakers and headphones, chargers, fitness trackers, and even smartwatches. These offers are open to all AT&T customers, including post-paid...

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